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Real Home Value Calculator: Assessed Value vs Market Value

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Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expert, sellers will avoid pricing their house out of the market (the kiss of death in real estate) and …

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Changes in the Real Estate Industry – Part 3

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Jason:  Hi I’m Jason Clifford here again with my father Jim Clifford and we’re here to talk about some of the changes in real estate over the years and how they help us provide great customer service for our clients. Jim:  One of the biggest differences over the years has been the ability to work with a buyer and show a home. When …

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Factom Harmony Takes On the Mortgage Industry

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Already working with the Department of Homeland Security and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to secure records on their blockchain, Factom has now set its sights on the trillion-dollar mortgage industry. Having launched its new Factom Harmony solution in March, the company hopes to attract big banks and host their sensitive mortgage data. By increasing the efficiency of document …

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Changes in the Real Estate Industry – Part 2

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Jim:  Hi, I’m Jim Clifford with Washington Realty Group. Jason:  And I’m Jason Clifford with SJC Management Group. Jim:  We’re going to talk to you, today, a little bit more about marketing homes and what the difference has been in marketing homes, 45 years ago when I started real estate. Jason:  And 15 years ago when I when I started …

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Changes in the Real Estate Industry – Part 1

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Jim:  Hi, I’m Jim Clifford, I’m the Designated Broker with Washington Realty Group. Jason:  And I’m Jason Clifford, I’m the Designated Broker at SJC Management Group. Jim:  We’re going to talk a little bit about how real estate has evolved.  This is going to be the first of we hope a number of different videos to help people understand what has …

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Interactive: Least Affordable Housing in Washington

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Have you ever wondered what is the most affordable county in Washington State to live in? We found this cool interactive graph which compares the median income with the median home value. We all know Seattle and King County home prices are high but when one compares median income it turns out San Jaun County is the least affordable place …